Cinema

  • CINEMA | STAN & OLLIE | THURSDAY 18 APRIL - Starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly, Laurel and Hardy, the world’s most famous comedy duo, attempt to reignite their film careers as they embark on what becomes their swan song – a gruelling theatre tour of post-war Britain.   The true story of Hollywood’s greatest comedy double act, Laurel and Hardy, is brought to the big […]
  • CINEMA | TUESDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES: A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS | TUESDAY 23 APRIL - Our regular night of iconic movies continues with Frank Zinnemann’s film about Henry VIII, which won 6 Oscars. Henry VIII needs a new wife and heir; Sir Thomas More, the new Catholic Lord Chancellor, has to weigh his conscience against his life. Commercially and critically successful – it had 6 Oscars and 6 Baftas – […]
  • CINEMA | TUESDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES: REBECCA | TUESDAY 7 MAY - Hitchcock does Du Maurier in this Oscar-winning film starring Joan Fontaine and Laurence Olivier “Last night I went to Manderley again” opens both a great novel (with a special place in south-west hearts) and a great film (Hitch’s Hollywood debut). Fontaine is the mousey second wife of Maxim de Winter, forever in the shadows of […]
  • CINEMA | THE FAVOURITE | FRIDAY 17 MAY - Emma Stone, Olivia Colman, and Rachel Weisz star in this Oscar-nominated film about Queen Anne. Please note, the date of this event has changed from 4 April Early 18th century. England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) occupies the throne and […]
  • CINEMA | TUESDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES: REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE | TUESDAY 21 MAY - A rebellious young man with a troubled past comes to a new town, finding friends and enemies. James Dean’s signature role and the one that made him a legend. He plays Jim, a troublesome teenager at odds with his parents, in yet another new town and school, and with new friends who are as troubled […]
  • CINEMA | RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET | THURSDAY 30 MAY - Ralph and Vanellope discover a wi-fi router in their arcade, leading them into a new animated adventure. Taking place six years after saving the arcade from Turbo’s vengeance, the Sugar Rush arcade cabinet has broken, forcing Ralph and Vanellope to travel to the Internet via the newly-installed Wi-Fi router in Litwak’s Arcade to retrieve the […]
  • CINEMA | MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS | THURSDAY 30 MAY - Starring Saoirse Ronan: Mary Stuart’s attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution. Please note, the date of this changed from 17 May. Mary Queen of Scots explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart. Queen of France at 16 and widowed […]
  • CINEMA | TUESDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES: THE GRAPES OF WRATH | TUESDAY 4 JUNE - A poor Midwest family is forced off their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression. Tom Joad returns from prison to his Oklahoma home; he is barely in time to join his family on their arduous trek to California, having just quit their Dust Bowl-ravaged farm. Truly, […]
  • CINEMA | THE SEAGULL | THURSDAY 13 JUNE - Based on Chekhov’s play with Saoirse Ronan and Annette Bening in the lead roles: in the early 20th century, an aging actress and her lover visit the estate of her elderly brother. An aging actress named Irina Arkadina pays summer visits to her brother Pjotr Nikolayevich Sorin and her son Konstantin on a country estate. […]
  • CINEMA | ALL OVER THE TOWN | SUNDAY 16 JUNE - As part of Marine Theatre The First 125 Years, this is a free community screening of the 1949 classic film–which was filmed in Lyme Regis. How many times can you spot the Marine? In West England, two crusading reporters revive a failing newspaper and expose local corruption, in this engaging romantic comedy. This 1949 film […]
  • CINEMA | TUESDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES: THE PIANO | TUESDAY 18 JUNE - Winner of 3 Oscars: a mute woman is sent to 1850s New Zealand along with her young daughter and prized piano for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, but is soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation. The 19th century. Ada, a Scottish woman mute since childhood, leaves for New Zealand […]
  • CINEMA | ALL IS TRUE | THURSDAY 25 JUNE - Starring Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, and Ian McKellen, this film is a look at the final days of William Shakespeare. Please note that the date has changed from 2 May. The year is 1613, and Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to […]
  • CINEMA | IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK | THURSDAY 4 JULY - Based on James Baldwin’s book, a woman in Harlem embraces her pregnancy while she and her family struggle to prove her fiancé innocent of a crime. (Please note the date of this event has changed from 30 May) In early 1970s Harlem, daughter and wife-to-be Tish vividly recalls the passion, respect and trust that have […]